We are comparing Conagra Brands Inc. (NYSE:CAG) and SunOpta Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL) on their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation. They both are Processed & Packaged Goods companies, competing one another.
Valuation and Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Conagra Brands Inc.||8.89B||1.64||623.60M||1.23||18.82|
In table 1 we can see Conagra Brands Inc. and SunOpta Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Table 2 has Conagra Brands Inc. and SunOpta Inc.’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Conagra Brands Inc.||7.01%||16.2%||5.5%|
Volatility & Risk
A 0.73 beta indicates that Conagra Brands Inc. is 27.00% less volatile compared to S&P 500. Competitively, SunOpta Inc. is 6.00% more volatile than S&P 500, because of the 1.06 beta.
Conagra Brands Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.5 and a Quick Ratio of 0.7. Competitively, SunOpta Inc.’s Current Ratio is 1.2 and has 0.4 Quick Ratio. Conagra Brands Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than SunOpta Inc.
Conagra Brands Inc. pays out $0.85 per share annually while its annual dividend yield is 2.86%. No dividend is paid out by SunOpta Inc.
In next table is delivered Conagra Brands Inc. and SunOpta Inc.’s ratings and recommendations.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Conagra Brands Inc.||1||1||5||2.71|
Conagra Brands Inc. has a 8.61% upside potential and an average target price of $32.67. Competitively SunOpta Inc. has an average target price of $5.5, with potential upside of 67.17%. Based on the analysts opinion we can conclude, SunOpta Inc. is looking more favorable than Conagra Brands Inc.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
Roughly 86.8% of Conagra Brands Inc. shares are owned by institutional investors while 62.5% of SunOpta Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Insiders owned 0.2% of Conagra Brands Inc. shares. Insiders Comparatively, owned 2.2% of SunOpta Inc. shares.
In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Conagra Brands Inc.||-0.6%||7.07%||-28.55%||-36.8%||-36.35%||8.47%|
For the past year Conagra Brands Inc. has 8.47% stronger performance while SunOpta Inc. has -17.83% weaker performance.
Conagra Brands Inc. beats SunOpta Inc. on 12 of the 14 factors.
Conagra Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food company in North America. The company operates through Grocery & Snacks, Refrigerated & Frozen, International, and Foodservice segments. The Grocery & Snacks segment primarily offers shelf stable food products in various retail channels in the United States. The Refrigerated & Frozen segment provides temperature controlled food products in various retail channels in the United States. The International reporting segment offers food products in various temperature states in retail and foodservice channels outside of the United States. The Foodservice segment offers food products, including meals, entrees, sauces, and various custom-manufactured culinary products packaged for sale to restaurants and other foodservice establishments in the United States. Conagra Brands, Inc. markets its products under the Marie Callender's, Reddi-wip, Hunt's, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, Orville Redenbacher's, Alexia, Blake's, Frontera, and DukeÂ’s brand names. The company was formerly known as ConAgra Foods, Inc. and changed its name to Conagra Brands, Inc. in November 2016. Conagra Brands, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
SunOpta Inc. sources non-genetically modified (non-GMO) and organic ingredients; and manufactures and sells food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, China, and Ethiopia. Its Global Ingredients segment offers organic fruit- and vegetable-based raw materials and ingredients, sweeteners, cocoa, coffees, ancient grains, nuts, seeds and pulses, and other organic food products; identity preserved, non-GMO, and organic seeds and grains, including soy, corn, and sunflower; and seed and grain-based animal feed, and pet food products. This segment also provides processing and contract manufacturing services, including seed and grain conditioning services for soy, corn, and sunflower; grain milling for corn, with various granulations and batch sizing; coffee and sesame seed processing; and dry and oil roasting and packaging, as well as offers specialty organic functional ingredients, and liquid and dried format seed, grain, and cocoa based ingredients. The companyÂ’s Consumer Products segment offers aseptic beverages, such as soy, almond, rice, coconut, sunflower, and other non-dairy and alternative beverages; and organic and conventional beverage products comprising shelf stable and refrigerated juices, specialty beverages, vitamin and electrolyte waters, and energy drinks. This segment also offers natural and organic frozen fruits and vegetables; specialty fruit toppings and bases; baby food, puddings, sauces, fruits, vegetables, and protein based snacks in organic and conventional re-sealable pouch products; and nutritious snacks. The company was formerly known as Stake Technology Ltd. and changed its name to SunOpta Inc. in October 2003. SunOpta Inc. was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Mississauga, Canada.